DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Announces FY 2015 Grants

Presentation of funding opportunities for individual artists and arts organizations

  • When: Monday, April 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lincoln Theater, Washington DC
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit2: Not available
  • Categories: Awards

On Monday, April 7, 2014, Mayor Vincent C. Gray will join the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in hosting its annual Grants Kickoff at the Historic Lincoln Theatre from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. At the event, the DCCAH will present the FY15 funding opportunities for District of Columbia artists, nonprofits and arts organizations.

The event is free and open to the public.

Grant guidelines and applications will be available to the public on April 7, 2014. All applications must be submitted online through the DCCAH's grant management portal. Deadlines for the various grant programs will occur between May 7 and May 16.

The DCCAH will provide free grant-writing workshops to provide assistance to potential applicants from April 8 to May 1. Workshops will be held at the DCCAH office, THEARC in Ward 8 and the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization located in Ward 7. Staff is also available to review applications prior to submittal by appointment. The DCCAH is pleased to offer new and topical workshops this year on "Assessment and Evaluation" and "Work Samples and Artistic Content".

An Advisory Review Panel will review all eligible applications according to published criteria. Awards are subject to the availability of funds. The DCCAH Board of Commissioners must approve all funding decisions.

RSVP's for the FY 2015 Grants Kickoff may be made online at: https://grants2015.eventbrite.com
For grant applications or to find information on grants workshops, visit: www.dcarts.dc.gov